war paint


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Synonyms for war paint

adornment consisting of paint applied to the face and body of certain Amerindians before a battle

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full ceremonial regalia

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Position 2 - parades and casual wear - shirts and jackets type of ventilation and Air Force insignia for war paint.
Comanche War Paint, a nineyear- old dual handicap chase winner for Paul Nicholls, was sold to Fiona Needham for 28,000gns.
Then the camera would pan out into the night and there were the evil Indians in their war paint sitting on their horses waiting to attack.
Wearing red war paint around his eyes but vainly trying to convince us he's bleeding, the motormouth Cute is the definite leader of the trio.
Nicholls gained some compensation when he notched a near 12-1 double courtesy of Comanche War Paint and Twist Magic.
The five-year-old accounted for the useful Commanche War Paint last time and looks to be a horse on the upgrade.
Old Cold War programs are given a fresh coat of post-Cold War paint and a new name," says Marylia Kelley, president of Tri-Valley Citizens Against a Radioactive Environment.
FRESH-FACED: Cheryl, above, did not put on war paint for jungle trip XPOSUREPHOTOS.
Some in khaki and four 'braves' with their war paint on.
There were the good guys in the wagons playing guitars and singing round the campfire, they were always immaculately dressed, as were the women and children, then the camera would pan out into the night and there were the evil Indians in their war paint sitting on their horses waiting to attack.
Two burglars who went fully prepared for crime wearing war paint and riding tatty bicycles are wanted by police.
Paul Nicholls, trainer of Colourful Life and Comanche War Paint
Promising 7lb claimer Liam Heard guided 15-8 favourite Comanche War Paint to a five-length win over Dante Citizen in the Weatherbys Bank Silver Buck Handicap Chase.
Woad was used for dyeing clothes and by ancient British tribes - such as Boadicea's warriors when they fought the Romans - as a blue-grey coloured war paint.